Researchers demystify the secrets of ancient Aboriginal migration across Australia

Sixty thousand years ago, when rhino-sized wombats, giant echidnas and carnivorous kangaroos roamed the country, Aboriginal Australians were just making their way onto the shores.

Australia’s first people are thought to have arrived when the continent was a much bigger place, with lower sea levels connecting Papua New Guinea and Tasmania to what we now know as modern Australia, forming the mega-continent of Sahul.

  • Dana Morse
  • ABC News

New research from the Australian Research Council Centre of …

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